Polyphaga


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Polyphaga

[pə′lif·ə·gə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A suborder of the order Coleoptera; members are distinguished by not having the hind coxae fused to the metasternum and by lacking notopleural sutures.
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1) reporting the failure to detect mimivirus (Acanthamoeba polyphaga mimivirus) in patients with acute respiratory symptoms was flawed in 2 ways.
Unusual Case of Acanthamoeba polyphaga and Pseudomonas aeruginosa Keratitis in a Contact Lens Wearer from Gauteng, South Africa J ClinMicrobiol.
La familia Bothrideridae (Suborden Polyphaga, Serie Cucujiformia, Superfamilia Cucujoidea) Bouchard et al.
Coleoptera, Beetles; Volume 1: Morphology and Systematics (Archostemata, Adephaga, Myxophaga, Polyphaga Partim), 2nd Edition
Elmidae Curtis, 1830 (Coleoptera, Polyphaga, Byrrhoidea) of the Neotropical region.
Survival of Legionella pneumophila within cysts of Acanthamoeba polyphaga following chlorine exposure.
ADEPHAGA POLYPHAGA DYTISCIDAE DRYOPIDAE Copelatinae Pelonomus sp.
Bacteriocin-like substance from Bacillus amyloliquefaciens shows remarkable inhibition of Acanthamoeba polyphaga.
23] reported the effectiveness of solar disinfection (SODIS) in disinfecting water contaminated with total coliforms: cyst of Giardia muris and oocysts of Cryptosporidium parvum poliovirus and Acanthamoeba polyphaga, respectively, at temperatures of 40 to 55[degrees]C.
Testing decreasing variabililty of cockroach forewings through time using four Recent species: Blattella germanica, Polyphaga aegyptiaca, Shelfordella lateralis and Blaberus craniifer, with implications for the study of fossil cockroach forewings.
Acanthamoeba polyphaga keratitis and acanthamoeba uveitis associated with fatal meningoencephalitis.
Most molecular phylogenetic studies of beetles (order Coleoptera) using 18S rDNA have recovered the suborders Adephaga and Polyphaga as sister groups, together sister to the suborders Myxophaga and Archostemata, with Archostemata alone or in combination with Myxophaga as the closest relative of all other beetles.